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trial in the history of the united states. that's my conclusion after studying it as close as i could. and that's the report of my book. i try to explain in my book why i believe that to be true, and i will try to give you a suggestion on what i believe that to be true in my remarks here tonight. john brown's trial was the first trial in the history of the united states to receive massive attention from national media. it was the first trial in which a defendant was executed for treason against a state, as opposed to treason against the united states. it was the first trial in which an accused defendant appealed to a higher law to justify violent crimes. it was a trial that involved more than just a determination of an individuals guilt or innocence, according to laws laid down in statute books and in case reports. it was a trial that pitted two starkly different moral visions against each other. one of these visions defended the institution of chattel slavery as traditional, necessary, just and worthy of protection from outside interference. particularly, from the outside interferenc
and shakers of the united states of america. that is why i am here. that is why i am doing this luncheon. i feel like -- the gratitude is out of this world right now for having me do this. it really quick, i want to thank everybody for this honor. i want to thank you for inviting me to speak. the recorders of the industry and all of the change agents, you, the press, has a very special responsibility, and that is to be a mirror for us to see ourselves, our community, our country, and the rest of the world, and a truly respect the rule that you play in our system. i am sure that many of you are asking why would i want to speak at the national press club in washington, d.c., and why would they invite me? i make my living by stringing together verses or playing a part in some movie or television series that you may all have seen, "law and order," by the way. what would ludacris have to say? what would i have to say about leadership? i am going to say a lot of different things, so take what i say a word for word. you wonder if i plan to run for office, maybe for president in 2012. you do not ha
interest of the united states it is urgently needed. the president knows achieving this goal will be difficult. he has said that he will not one of her -- waver in his pursuit in the middle east. for that reason, he has dedicated himself and his it ministration to the resumption of negotiations and to the creation of an atmosphere that maximizes thesuccess. the steps we have suggested to all parties to improve the atmosphere for negotiations are not ends in themselves. they certainly are not preconditions to negotiations. they can make a valuable contribution for achieving our goals of successful negotiations that result in a two-stage solution. that is why we urge the palestinians to expand and improve their security efforts and to take strong and meaningful action. it is why we have urged the arab state to take steps toward normalization. at the is what we have urged israel to stop activity. while they fall short, we feel the steps announced by the prime minister are significant and could have substantial impact on the ground. for the first time ever, an israeli government
of the united states. it is urgently needed. the president knows that achieving this goal will be difficult, but he also has said that he will not weaver and his persistent pursuit of comprehensive peace in the middle east. for that reason, he has dedicated himself and his administration to the resumption of israeli-palestinian negotiations and to the creation of an atmosphere that maximizes the prospects@@@@@@@@ @ @ @ @ @ to be clear, the steps we have suggested to all parties, israel, the plinds, and the arab states, to improve the atmosphere for negotiations are not ends in themselves. and they certainly are not preconditions to negotiations. but they can make a valuable contribution toward achieving our goal of successful negotiations that result in a two-state solution. that's why we've urged the palestinians to expand and improve their security efforts and to take strong and meaningful action on incitement. it's why we urged the arab states to take steps toward normalization of relations with israel. and it's why we've urged israel to stop settlement activity. to stop settlement activ
of israelis and palestinians to live in peace and security. it is also in the interest of the united states. it is urgently needed. the president knows that achieving this goal will be difficult, but he also has said that he will not weaver and his persistent pursuit of comprehensive peace in the middle east. for that reason, he has dedicated himself and his administration to the resumption of israeli-palestinian negotiations and to the creation of an atmosphere that maximizes the prospects for success. to be clear, the steps we have suggested to all parties -- israel, the palestinians, and the arab states -- to improve the atmosphere for negotiations are not ends to themselves, and they certainly are not preconditions to negotiations. but they can make a valuable contribution toward achieving our goal of successful negotiations that result in a two-state solution. that's why we've urged the palestinians to expand and improve their security efforts and to take strong and meaningful action on incitement. it's why we have urged the arab states to take steps toward normalization of relations w
to the supreme united statee court in 2005. the state used the public use argument under the fifth amendment. you may think how like people forced to sell their homes to a private drug company in any way public use? well, it's a good question. here is their explanation. if an economic project creates new jobs, creating tax revenues an revitalizes depressed tax urban areas, then that project qualifies as public use. that didn't make sense to me. then and it doesn't make sense now. the court went along, 5-4 count. how is the economic growth in new london. you want to see the new plan? this is a progressive idea in action. this is it, baby. well, that is where it like have been, but they mowed suzette's house down and now it is just an empty parking lot, because, yeah, pfizer decided not to build the building, so all those people in new london forced to sell their homes for the greater good got this. not a revitalization, you know, project, and i'm not a revitalization expert, but that doesn't look like an upgrade from suzette's home. maybe it's just me. this court decision basically rendered the te
ill. the objective that we should face in the united states is how to provide information to individuals and physicians so that they can make fully informed decisions about the kinds of care that they want to have. a system such as great britain's where expenditures are a small fraction of what we spend here need to face those kinds of questions. we are light-years away from having to confront that sort of question here in the united states. >> we only have a few seconds left, but there's more to this than just economics. there's a moral debate aspect, isn't there? >> yes. very much so. we're all going to die at some point. we want to have our treatment at such times be consistent with our values, our comfort. we want to spend time with our families and friends. medical care should facilitate that, not stand in the way of it. >> henry aaron, thank you very much for being on the program. >> thank you very much for having me. >>> now, let's get your thoughts, because brings us to tonight's "how you see it" question. in an effort to bring down health care costs, should the u
said today the united states will not be in afghanistan for another eight or nine years. that word as the administration lays the groundwork for president obama's announcement on tuesday of a new war strategy. darren gersh takes a look at a question many are asking: how much will the new strategy cost. and what will it mean for the economy? >> reporter: in iraq and afghanistan total spending is on pace to hit $1 trillion by the end of the 2010 budget year. our annual defense spending has not been this high since world war ii. but weighed against our gross domestic product the broadest measure of economic activity anthony cordesman, an adviser to the state department and pentagon says the wars in afghanistan and iraq are not an undue burden. >> with two wars and that includes still an iraq effort which is much more expensive than the afghan effort, the burden on the american economy is a little over 4% which is much lower than it was during most of the cold war. >> reporter: to date, the war in afghanistan has cost the nation $227 billion. the president has requested another $73 bil
to moderate the international market for the benefit of the reduces and consumers. america, the united states is one of our major trading partners. we supply an essential part of the oil in the united states. of course, a little oil also goes to europe, so half and half, europe and north america. and finally to other various trading arrangements. we believe that the current market situation is one that has to be handled with such a mind of delicacy because in the process of recovery and intel it's fully recovered, we will have to be careful how much oil we put in the market retries if we're not careful then it could try the prices very low, like they went as low as $30 a barrel at the height of the economic problems the world experienced over the past year or so. we are hopeful that the recovery of the national oil will continue. in which case, we will be able to reduce an export more. we have, i'm sure you have heard about the recent problems in nigeria, which resulted in serious demolition of our capacity to produce and damage to our oil infrastructure. but with the recent fortune and occur
in the united states for decades. between 1995 and 2002 alone, the number of those jobs declined by 11%. >> but some companies are finding ways to save manufacturing jobs and keep them here in this country even in these tough economic times. >> for someone who runs a guitar string manufacturing business, jim is also a bit of a tinkerer. over the past two years, he's cut inventory, extreme lined factory floor operations, updated technology, and saved jobs at his long island-based company. >> we made a commitment in the '70s that we were going to make our products in america. and we're still committed to that. we have never sold one string that we didn't make here in new york. >> daddario is one employer who adopted the production strategy that's known as lean. more than half of u.s. manufacturers surveyed have implemented lean or expect to do so. d'ad d'addario. we have not going to lay people off because lean has been effective. what we're trying to do is we take those people and we train them to do something else. >> like work in the guitar strap division. part of the company that the
in the united states, significant announcent? >> yes, defitely. there had been a thoht that the president woulrefrain from putting anything psk on the table until the congre had acted. the house has acted if these numbers are in lin with what the hous has in their bill,ut the senate has just reportedded somethg out of comttee. nothing s reach the floor. so by putting h force behin these numbers, the presint is sort of settingp a negotiating line witthe congress and indicating probably what he feels is the minimu benth whenhesenate shouldn't go and a minimum of wt the world neez needs. a warming of three to four degreesahrenheit puts us in the nger zone as far as global warming is concerned, and these sorts of emissions reductions are consistentwith what we need to get od start combatting th warming. >> suarez: professor, ishat mething new for the united stes, specific ars and specific reduction perntages? >> back in the cnton administration, the u.s. did agree to specifiyears and specic reduction perntages, and they were emdied in the kyoto protocol whh president inton never sent up to t
serious. look, they were in the same room, essentially, as the president of the united states, depending on the facts, depending on what this investigation concludes. there is the possibility of criminal charges, trespass or false statements. so, look, they will have to answer to the authorities about how it is that this was possible. and it's very, very serious, indeed. >> savannah guthrie, happy thanksgiving. great to see you all morning. thanks for joining us. >> reporter: sure. you, too, alex. >>> troops in iraq are being tre treated to a thanksgiving feast. here's some video courtesy of the department of defense. the troops in afghanistan are also sitting down to a turkey dinner. and they're even seeing a little nfl pro football there. that is where we find nbc's jim maceda for the goods, checking out the food, football and all the festivities there. how are the troops celebrating and how is it going this morning, jim? >> reporter: boy, i tell you, this has been going now for close to eight hours. it's gone from lunch into a dinner. and it's louder, and the place behind me -- you ca
, we have a very robust in my views, very good work. we are not looking to the united states or europe for crude oil. we are looking more towards india and china and developing countries of africa. in the rate of growth for china has come out very strongly. so has india to a point. and this is where the incremental divide is going to come from, not from the united states or western europe. and this recovery continues, we think we should be able to sell as much oil as we are selling now. and if it is a bonus and a growth in europe and north studl amounts, then there may be room for some more incremented in the quantity of oil that we put back. at the moment, i don't see that as such a likelihood, but what i said was in the event of the international market calling for oil in order to keep prices within reasonable level and we are ready to put more out. [inaudible]
year in the united states congress and i am privileged to be able to sit on the financial services committee. and who would've known that for the last two, three years that financial services committee would be the center of the universe when it comes to taking a look at what's happening with the economic meltdown that so many americans have had to deal with and look at. joining me today is an author of a great new book that i know everyone will be interested in, it's called "architects of ruin." and the author is mr. peter schweizer. he will join us today to talk a little bit about what happened with the economic meltdown, how did we get here, who are the key players, what are we going to do and how do we get out so we can get back into prosperity. peter, i want to thank you for joining me today. and for booktv. so let's talk a bit about your book, "architects of ruin." how long has been a? >> just a couple of weeks. >> what have you been hearing from people so far? >> it's interesting to a lot of people reaction, a lot of people were surprised with the information in the book. i
. there are goals on the table. there's a mission ranges the united states wants to talk b. i think there could be more calibrated areas of success than the cold yes or no that comes in the olympics. and he's going to be one of many heads of states there association the whole dynamic is different. it would be hard for him not to show up, this is a long meeting. he will be there a day to make an address. >> in terms of the rest of the heads of state, there was some issue, the president's going to hit that on december 9, towards the beginning when the majority of the heads of states are coming later in this conference. >> reporter: well, i don't know if that is good or bad but probably it means that he won't be ameshed in some of the inter and intra, multilateral dealings that will go on. but there are going to be many cabinet members coming and going and other high officials from the united states so it's not like there won't be a seat at the table by the united states with a high level official. >> to what extent, john, does this give a conference which had pretty low expectations originally, a
's announcement of a new battle plan for afghanistan in a national address tuesday night from the united states military academy at west point. the military says it could include some 30,000 troops-- a roughly 50% increase in the number of u.s. forces there, but administration officials caution that the president has not settled on a final figure. in his thanksgiving address from the white house, mr. obama offered gratitude to troops overseas and their families. >> we keep in our thoughts and prayers the many families marking this thanksgiving with an empty seat, saved for a son or daughter, a husband or a wife stationed in harm's way. we say a special thanks for the sacrifices those men and women in uniform are making for our safety and freedom. >> reporter: president obama later made calls to 10 u.s. servicemen and women stationed in war zones to give his personal thanks. other nato leaders also are considering sending more troops to afghanistan, including german chancellor angela merkel. officials there were focused today on the forced resignations of the head of germany's armed forces and a
that it does, sir. >> the chief of staff for the united states army says so. >> our orders are to hold his breath. -- is to hold this bridge. if we let the germans take it, we will lose our football. >> if you're up it wants to stay that is one thing. >> i cannot leave until reinforcements come. >> you have three minutes to gather your gear. >> what about them? there's barely enough -- >> two of our guys already died trying to find you. >> server. >> that's right. >> what were their names? >> wade and copazzo. >> it doesn't make any sense. >> one man screamed at me. i gave him my canteen and in one drink, he drained dry. as the prisoners chimeras, they were pulled back by the others because they did not trust us. this man that i gave my canteen to, several minutes later, cracked his stomach and doubled up and began to retch and all that came out were trickles of water. he had nothing in him to come out. at that point, i heard several of them say in whatever language they were speaking but i recognize the word poison. i am sure they thought i had poisoned of them. i kept saying -- i don't t
? >> i think there is a list, a long list, of countries over a period of time that the united states and the president will host as visitors and guest here, but i think what came about with this one, this is 810-year relationship -- 810-year relationship. over 10 years, there has really been an important partnership in reaching out on the part of president clinton, on the part of president bush, to really solidified this important strategic relationship. there is so much -- this is the largest democracy in the world, india is. we are the second-largest democracy. there is an important relationship that needs to be nurtured and continue. the national security advisers of the president -- have said that he should which it will recommend others that he should host. and ultimately, that will be his decision. >> we heard earlier that this is the first lady's show. when does the first lady's office began preparing for a state dinner? >> this dinner, likely, or this visit started right at the time that secretary clinton hand- deliver the invitation from president obama to prime minister sin
chief of staff, katie couric, the mayor of d.c. and the vice president of the united states. >> this takes the cake. i have never seen anything like this. >> reporter: tim mcdermott covered the couple in their finally troubled winery in northwestern virginia. he describes them as social scene regular guy lars and reality show wanna bees. >> nobody is surprised they could pull this off. i've been to the white house. there is an id check, something is going on. >> reporter: despite the embarrassment, the secret service says the couple passed through medical detectors and the safety of the president was never at risk but initial findings identified as secret service checkpoint did not follow proper procedures. one new procedure almost certainly on the way, ask to see an invitation bmp you let someone -- before you let someone into the president's party. while all the pictures are clear, what is not clear is how close this couple ever got to the president of the united states. an attorney for the salahis told us that the couple did not crash the party and that they will set the
to most of the north eastern united states it is a murky, cloudy, foggy pattern and damp from the last couple of days from precipitation. there is better weather building into the southern united states. right now clear skies across alabama up through georgia into north carolina. that headed our way. it takes another 24-hours to get here. this storm system over michigan will take its time moving north and east of us. there is another low off the coast spinning cloud cover our way. it all adds up to another damp start tomorrow morning. probably steady rain overnight tonight. if you head out early for the black friday shopping you'll find damp conditions and fog. better weather tomorrow afternoon. here it is in detail. showers overnight tonight. stops tomorrow morning at 10:00. most of the rain out of here. we'll clear out friday afternoon. into the overnight period friday into saturday we'll push the cloud cover out to sea. we are left with nice, dry conditions&looks like a blue sky day on saturday. that will last into most of sunday, as well. 42 tonight. cloudy skies. drizzle. fog. all
on a conservation iss. britain, france, united states ve all called for a ban on this, the trade in bluefin tuna. and that could leave japan's sushi restrants without their star attraction. but for blefin, time is running t. unless rampantoverfishing is curbedery soon, these predators ofhe sea, the equivalent of lions and ters, ll simply vanish. >>> now, let's switch ges. we're going to meet some pople who ve devod their lives to their passions for ood, or as you'll see in our next story, why. lebanon is not the top country that you wou think of in develong great wines. t the bekaa valley has a history going back to an current mes. today the ne business is thring there once again and attracting newcers as christen gillpie fod on a wine road less traveled. >> reporter: it's spring, and that means pruning season for thevineyards of this village in e muntains about an hour eas of beirut. it's ao theome of chateau bellvi, the awa winning winery that debuted tree yea ago. thes two opened the nery in part to rebuild this cistian village thatas nearly destyed by the lebane civil war. jill describes com
veterans in the united states as captured by the talented and dedicated photo journalists of cnn. i'm tom foreman where we start up in massachusetts where a veteran went on board a great ship in 1941, just as world war ii was getting started. photo journalist bob crowley takes us aboard too. >> it's so important to have ships like this, so people will know what our history was, why we went to war, the sacrifice we made and lives that were lost, we're very fortunate to have somebody like harman with us because he's living his dream. >> it's not as easy as it use to be. i'm 87. when i came on board may 12, 1942, the day they put it in commission. and i got off the ship september 12, 1946. the day it went out of commission. i still maintain the five-inch guns a week and use them to fire for several reasons. so we take it here, then you shoot. when i first got into the navy, i had only been out of school for six months, it was my first time away from home. but i soon got used to it. to get to my battle station for the last two years, this was my general direction. i used to stay behind this c
. he was a fifth generation mary landrieu who served as a commanding general of the united states army for many years and was the first governor of louisiana territory in 1805. he became a secret agent of the spanish government in 1787, and was called agent number 13. he was a double agent over 30 years. general wilkinson died in mexico city in 1825 working for the mexican government. in the one short year that wilkinson was governor of louisiana territory in 1805, he created a lot of chaos over corrupt land deals. he was a co-conspirator with aaron burr in the 1806 attempt to invade mexico. but he betrayed burr and saved himself. at birth was indicted for treason and wilkinson narrowly escaped indictment. merriweather lewis was present at birth trial, for treason, after he returned from the expedition. lewis served as jefferson's eyes and ears at the trial and report back to him. windlass accepted the position of governor of louisiana territory, his first responsibility was to root out suspected burr writes from position of power and influence. ehrenberg brother-in-law, joseph brown,
has the substance and experience and bandwidth to be president of the united states. greta: how do you show substance? >> well, you show a substance by talking about it, by offering interesting ideas, but commenting about current events in a way that people find revealing of your leadership skills, and by charting a course, by setting a fee of charging your course for what you want to do -- by setting a fema. -- by setting a theme of charting your course. greta: she gets slapped around, where obama did not. had she overcome the ones that she gets hit with the >> it is too -- she gets -- how does she over, the ones that she gets hit with? >> -- greta: what if someone sits down and says, hey, and levi -- hey, levi johnston, is he coming for thanksgiving dinner? >> they want to know that people are more comfortable seeing her on the front cover of people magazine than seeing her in the oval office, and the way to do that is to keep these questions about minor side issues coming anti-per drawn into those conversations rather than allowing her to be able to flesh of a vision of where she wo
thanksgiving to all of the great people back in the united states. jamie: and dominic, my best to you. you cannot miss the horse behind you. please tell general odierno that he has spent more time with his military family than his own, honestly. my best to the odierno family as well. thank you. kelly: in virginia couple pulling off the impossible, crashing the white house state dinner, even getting up close and personal with the vice- president and other party guests. more on the security breach and how they got past checkpoints. . >> we are here at camp victory in iraq. i want to give a shout out to my family and the squadron air force base in new jersey. . . . [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- kelljamie: an unbelievable stor, but it is true. a security breach at the white house. the secret service investigating its very own security procedures after a virginia couple crashed tuesday night's state dinner. this is evidence from michaele salahi's own facebook page. no one seeming to suspect that they did not belo
. but it was also what i call the lahr value stage of the religious right in the united states. if you look at some of the players in 1960, you see some of the leading lights of what we now call the religious right first becoming active in politics in that election. people like billy graham, the national association of evangelicals and a host of smaller conservative protestant players really broke in their sweatshirts and sneakers in that election. and they discovered they had political power. and the politicians cared about their opinions and the trajectory then takes off so that by now, certainly, the religious right is a very powerful force in american presidential politics. 1960 is where they began to get a thirst and taste for playing at a very large and high political level. so those are all good reasons, i think, for thinking about this election in 1960 because those themes still reverberate down to this day. now, what did i learn in the process of writing this book? sort of two major lessons although you've got to read off 200 some odd pages to get the details. first of all, kennedy had a v
was not born in the united states but rather came here as an immigrant from mexico. he went on to earn a doctorate in psychology and put that doctorate to work helping soldiers in service in the united states army. it was a life say his friends dedicated to helping others and a legacy his family will have to remember him by. tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >>> more than eight years after the attacks of 9/11, new messages from that day have been released. a social activist group publicized the messages intercepted from pagers. they range from personal and emotional to official instructions. some may have played a role in action taken by the government like a message saying air force one was a target. keep in mind these were intercepted prior to 9/11 legislation authorizing overnment monitoring of messages between citizens. >>> the countdown is on. black friday sales just over 24 hours away. want to knowhow to score the best deals? our money team has you covered. >>> unemployment soaring, families forced out on to the streets. tonight we're taking you inside the effort to bring thanksgiving
. these are from the united states. 49.1 million people inside the united states are in food insecure households according to the department of agriculture. within that we'll show you the number of children. 16.7 million children in food insecure households. we're talking about one in six americans and those figures come from 2008. we all know what the economy has been like throughout this past year. plenty of indications the number of hungry in america has gone up. let me show you how you can help. cnn.com/impact has a whole here. so you see how it works. you can find out about all sorts of different ways to help people. i brought specifically you to the section of poverty and hunger. zoom in here. it says take action. it will link you to numerous organizations that help people who are facing hunger. for example, i'll show you over here. this is one of the organizations that we talked to you about. here's another one over here. action against hunger. we give you information about them. and there's also something else that's really interesting. we hook you up to charity navigator. this is a grou
share the same message for family and friends in the united states. >> we wish you a happy thanksgiving. >> reporter: for the tens of thousands serving across the world, their sack -- fact -- sacrifice is great. charlie d'agata, cbs news. >>> thousands here in charm city who cannot afford a holiday meal are sitting down to a holiday feast thanks to the gaddy center. >> reporter: at least 35,000 people are expected to eat here today. this is more like a thanksgiving lunch so far. dinner will be served until 5:00. take a look at this line. it wraps around patterson park. people who will get something to eat and not only something to eat, but something so much more. here in patterson park is where a thanksgiving tradition continues. the bea gaddy dinner. >> it is about building up the walls that she built in the foundation. >> reporter: this year, feeding thousands was a struggle. the donations are low. >> the donations are not what we expected. you know what? we will stretch it out as far as we can with what we received. >> reporter: it is not just food, but what is needed after the ho
, there is no references to the con fed der rats or southerners, it was an effort god look over the entire united states. there is lines about binding up the wounds of the nation. great effort at healing after this horrific war. ainsley: he thought the country needed thanksgiving. >> thought the country needed it very much. historically, of course, we need thanksgiving in bad times. and we need it to celebrate the things we have in good times. clayton: what do you think he would most want americans to think about this morning if he were president of the united states right now given this turmoil we are currently going through. what sort of things we want americans to think about on this thanksgiving? >> it's interesting you ask that, because it n. his first thanksgiving proclamation just what he said, we are in the middle of this horrific war. in spite of that, we still have so many good things about america and some good things in our lives. i think today president lincoln would think exactly that same thing that we're involved in two wars abroad but still have good times here at home. clayton: he beli
into the iraq war has heard evidence fro e formermbassador to the united states. he said that tony bla's regime change hardened after a priva eeting withresident bush. he said e rubble of war short ciuit the work of inspectors looking for weapons of mass destructio the investation into whether iran ha the nucle weapons program is now at a dead-en. to iran is not cooperating. china is the latest countryo say it is considering sancons. paistan isconcerned about the expected surge of troops in afghanistan has forced talan said inrgents to cross the border. this is a scdal threatening t become a major embarrassing -- investment for the germa government. the head ofhe german armed forces d a senior defse ministry offial have been forced to rign. t military withld details of a deadl air strike. this is from the berlin rrespondent. >>this i the view fro an americanet overfghanistan on sepmber 4th. a german newspaper obined the video. down below, yocan see two fuel trucks with people araround them. they he been hijacked by the liban. then,n the orders of a german nato commander, the u.s. jet attacks. t
evidence from the former ambassador to the united states. said that tony blair's regime change hardened after a private meeting with president bush. he said the rubble of war so short circuit the work of inspectors looking for weapons of mass destruction. the investigation into whether iran has the nuclear weapons programs is now at a dead-end. to iran is not cooperating. china is the latest country to say it is considering sanctions. pakistan is concerned about the expected surge of troops in afghanistan has forced taliban said insurgents to cross the border. this is a scandal threatening to become a major embarrassing -- investment for the german government. the head of the german armed forces and a senior defense ministry official have been forced to resign. the military withheld details of a deadly air strike. this is from the berlin correspondent. >> this is the ew from an american jet over afghanistan on september 4th. a german newspaper obtained the video. down below, you can see two fuel trucks with people are around them. they have been hijacked by the taliban. then, on the ord
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the united states is trying to do for these people. and just saying hey, we're here to support you. >> reporter: a marine battalion will likely be the first new unit to arrive here under the president's soon to be announced plan. about 1500 additional marines. the marines top commander made a special visit here today. >> we're probably going to be the first out the door, and marines are ready to do that. >> reporter: captain ryan benson is a company commander, responsible for a huge swath of southern afghanistan. he says more marines could mean he'll be able to focus more intensely on a smaller area. >> if we're able to focus on other areas and bring on marines to focus on the areas we can't, we'd be able to touch a lot more afghans. >> reporter: of course, a new strategy and troop commitment means marines will be here for many thanksgivings to come. for eric collins, this thanksgiving was his first away from home. he wanted to send a message to his family in clay county, kentucky. >> hope the lord takes care of you in every which way, and to my mom, i love you. i just can't help t
it could recall about 100,000 toyota tundra trucks. >>> it is thanksgiving in the united states today and that means one thing. the holiday shopping season is officially here. do check out cnbc.com for some gift buying advice. how about this iconic sports aircraft for $250,000? or if flying isn't your sort of thing, you could certainly pick up one of these customized cup cake cars for 25 grand. go to cnbc.com and see what else is on the list. certainly, a lot of things to pick up for your friends and loved ones, ross. >> three of the cup cake gods i think for my friends. still to come on the program, we'll talk to the president of skype about the state of his company just a few weeks after ebay sold a 17% stake to a private investigate group. and we'll be in zurich where many of them have gone to set up shop. later on in the program, we'll speak to christine at the asian business awards tonight. llll >>> european stock markets are weakening. resources, banks, all down fairly heavily. >> taking a check on the ftse 100, we are down by about 92 points or so which in percentage terms
for pictures with rahm emanuel and the vice president of the united states. >> it's just unbelievable to me. the couple posted pictures of themselves on facebook hanging out with the vice president. and the white house chief of staff rahm emanuel. a woman describing herself as the publicist for this couple says that they were fully cleared to attend the event. oh, honey, we have a lot more to talk about than just that. so who are the salehis? richard lui takes a closer look in about ten minutes. >>> you may be up earlier than normal to do the cooking and baking today. others are up early to stake their place in new york. 31 balloons including snoopy and spongebob square pants have been inflated for the macy's thanksgiving day parade. thousands of people are expected at this morning's parade including santa claus. >>> yesterday you know was a busy travel day but many people avoided the airports. aaa reports air travel could be down by more than 6% this year. check out the crowds at penn station in new york yesterday. many people chose to go by train, be bus or car. apparently because it is c
the united states. gregg: never heard of those folks? it turns out that they were not on the guest list, but the wannabees crashed the party anyway, and now the secret service is weighing in. wendell is live at the white house with more on this incredible story. how did this happen? >> the white house demands an investigation and the secret service is conducting one. a spokesperson says that the secret service has identified a checkpoint that did not follow proper procedures, as an understatement. the failure may have been called both secret service and white house staff. these checkpoints are usually manned or staffed by white house aides and secret service agents. the virginia couple would have had to convince the staffers that they have been inadvertently left off the list at the checkpoint and then the staff for had to convince the secret service it was ok to let them in. that said, there was no security threat. it appears that they did not get close to the president or first lady, but they did chop it up with president biden. -- vice president biden. gregg: why did they do it? >> t
with then plan attacks on the united states. that's all part of the process that the president will outline on tuesday from west point. >> there will be a timeline? will we know, look, if in three years these things aren't getting better, we're going to revisit. or is it we're revisiting every six months. or is there going to be some sort of timetable we'll hear from the president? >> you'll hear the president discuss some very specific benchmarks to measure our progress and to make sure that we understand, even as we go along, what we're doing and whether we're meeting the very lofty goals we ultimately set out. the president will understand -- i'm sorry. underscore for the american people this is not an open-ended conflict, that we will not be here forever. we have to pass these on to the afghans. it's their responsibility to secure their country. >> robert, is the president going to brief general mcchrystal in person in some form? is general mcchrystal going to be at west point on tuesday? should we expect to see that? >> we're trying to figure out the logistics. obviously, general mcchr
the united states. our field units are reporting to us 40% increase. 60% increase. and in some major markets, they're talking about 100% increase. >> major, what's the goal for the salvation army in terms of cash raising this year? i understand you can also use debit cards as well? >> we've gotten into the electronic age, that's for sure. the interesting thing about our national fund-raising is that it's not national. it really is local. and every local community across america sets their own goal based upon the needs of that community. last year we raised $130 million in those red kettles, and that was on the front edge of the recession. we had a full year impact, and we're fou wondering if we can equal that amount this year. we would be absolutely ecstatic if we could raise at least the $130 million that we raised a year ago. >> okay. it is a lofty goal. we certainly hope you meet it. major george hood with the salvation army. happy thanksgiving. >> thank you. happy thanksgiving. >>> good news for unemployed americans looking for work this holiday. first time jobless claims are below 500,0
of the united states trying to be, try to run a people's government. and i knew that that kind of record have dried up ignobly had recorded their conversations since nixon. my impression was that they are not keeping the kind of record data that will enable you to really find out today what george bush was really thinking before he went into iraq. you know, we're going to have to make do with the myth and the filters and images. and i wanted to do better than that. i was done that he wanted to do better than that. he was thinking about those things even before he took office. >> host: describe briefly 1972. how well did you know him? >> guest: we live together. were the two texas coordinator he asked if he could bring his new girlfriend, hillary, to our apartment so the three of us got an apartment together. hillary also worked in other states and even bill and i had the time, we were traveling all over like water bugs in the big state of texas. we didn't spend all that much time together. we were technically responsible for the state. we made lots of decisions and getting shellacked the way
ambassador to washington has been giving detailed evidence about life in the united states priorto the iraq war and given to the iraq war inquiry, rather. he said prident bush had to be persuaded on the mertis of going to the united nations to win approval. >> the president sometimes is ruled by his heart and sometimes by his head. they came in conflict. in his heart he just wanted to get over and kick saddam ou he had a strong sense of politics and he realized he could not just do that. he submited to the recommendations of his natural security advisor with a chorus of europeans and australians of whom tony blair was the most significant, that he would give the u.n. route a throw. >> peter is in london and joins me now. peter, lots of talk from christopher. what caught your here particularly? >> it's been a fascinating body of evidence. it's the big picture of what happened between the time the bush administration came into office at the start of 2001 and the outbreak of hostilities in iraq in march 2003. i think what is interesting and central to all of this has been the point at which br
for their service. president obama will announce his plans for the united states future in afghanistan on tuesday. the secret service might not be having such a happy thanksgiving to night. it is still trying to figure out how a northern virginia couple got into tuesday night's state dinner without an invitation. >> today, the polo playing winegrowing virginians may have looked the part, but they are accused of lying about being on the guest list. security is accused of letting them slip past. it was the hottest ticket in town. a who's who of hollywood a listless and washington each dot whittled down to one very exclusive guest list. even with a big house like the white house, there's only so many people that we can invite. and while they may have looked the part -- they were not on the list. but that did not keep the couple out, and neither did the secret service. >> they apparently were able to convince the security people back maybe they should be at this dinner. >> are arriving in s u b antril by cameras for a possible role in an upcoming reality show, this look right in and then pe for pictu
to those gathered in the tent having thanksgiving dinner. suddenly, the president of the united states appeared. >> i bring a message on behalf of america. we thank you for your service. we're proud of you. >> reporter: a stealth mission. a mix of daring and caring. a leader, sacrificing his holiday to be with his troops. >> it was also very much in the mold of his dad. it was all about showing support for the troops. >> reporter: george h.w. bush spent thanksgiving 1990 in saudi arabia, during the first gulf but despite the enduring images of recent thanksgivings, historian richard norton smith would argue, it's just fine when the president stays home. >> by and large the message that most presidents send on thanksgiving day is, we're like you. some time after thanksgiving day at the white house, camp david, they'll sit down for a traditional meal. with the family. and close friends. probably watching football afterwards. probably eat too much. it's one of those rituals that brings us together as a country. >> reporter: a ritual that i very much linked to the presidency. the first pre
or three morrow tations to fighting in afghanistan only to have the united states pull out prematurely and leave that country to the taliban. >> part of the strategy is expected to focus on the speeding of training of afghan security forces. today the save gan government announced a salary increase for police. while white house officials say the united states will not be in afghanistan another eight or nine years, some predict this will not be a quick fix. the administration needs to be realistic about the fact this is a long-term capacity-building strategy that afghan needs our help and we need to create the circumstances in which there is a government that can win the loyalty of its people. >> before giving the speech, the president will brief 31 members of congress, chairmen and ranking members of the relevant committees. the next day, hearings will begin on capital hill with the secretary of state and claim of the joint chiefs expected to testify. chris: mike emanuel on a busy north lawn tonight. thanks for that. the reclusive leader of the afghanistan taliban today issued a muslim
extradition to the united states. the charges of having sex with a 13 year-old girl. as was government granted bail for the dirtor. you have to wear an electronic monitoring device. polanski fled the united states in 1978. he has lived in france since. the astronauts on board the space shuttle atlantis are spending thanksgiving in space, getting ready to return to earth tomorrow. the crew did not request a special meal, so today's menu featured the brisket and chickens and he does. also on board, and message from local students. the scant poster will be returned to the students after the shuttle lands. the navy memorial held its first annual thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings for sailors stationed in d.c. there were happy to spend the holiday with their military family, and once dinner was over, the sailors sat back to enjoy another thanksgiving tradition -- a little football. today is certainly a good day to watch some television because it has been awfully foggy and overcast today. >> my family went on a three- mile walk this morning. it was foggy, but there was hardly anybody out yo
of violent extremism within the united states. and i think that does pose particular issues with respect to the issue of citizens and noncitizens. so i like that issue as another area which we work with the other law enforcement intelligence agencies is a very difficult set of issues also raising questions of authority. >> if i could add to this, on this question. in general, if you had asked me that a year ago i would have said that i think that we need bright line rules, explainable to our clients, to our intelligence clyde scott our military community clients, and i think i do believe that. in general, i am a believer in, you know, bright line rules versus three or four part test that one has to try to apply in each instance, which inevitably requires lots of lawyers time. but i recognize that very often the issues are more complex than that but that is where the reception i start from. spiritless takes a more questions. i see we have a bunch of hands over there. >> good morning. my question is primarily for mr. johnson. >> can you again about your? >> patrick o'malley, university of
assume an increasing importance. we are certainly seeing that in the united states as well. at the same time we faced a very difficult moment in gathering public opinion behind this agenda, especially at the moment of global financial crisis. it is not whether we as scientists can persuade politicians to act. it is whether the public can lead politicians to make these difficult decisions so our audience has to be the public, the wider community to get their support behind this agenda and to lead us into making what some say, tough unpalatable decisions. one thing we have to do is work much better to integrate climate change with other aspects of the health agenda. i think one of the issues for us is we have drawn a boundary around climate change and we integrated into bubba-- broader global health issues and it is time for these agendas to merge, to speak to one another. we are not just climate change advocates. we are help that the kids around a range of issues. we still have sadly even amongst our own health community a huge amount of persuading to do and he writes speak directly to o
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